grand tour: Meaning and Definition of

grand' tour'

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  1. an extended tour of Europe, formerly regarded as a necessary part of the education of young British gentlemen.
  2. an extended tour of any region or country.
  3. a comprehensive guided tour or inspection, as of a building, exhibit, or military installation.
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